AusCERT 2013 day 1: Speed, fraud, and interruptions

Summary:What do security specialist HD Moore and the Queensland Police have in common? They both feature in this lighthearted round-up of day 1 at AusCERT 2013.

HD Moore took to the stage on the first morning of this year's conference. If you've never heard him speak before, Moore has far too much information to share, and never enough time. Luckily for some, he also has the ability to deliver that information at light speed.

During a break, it seemed it would be a good idea to fit in a short video interview. Turns out, that was wrong.

Later in the day, Brian Hay from the Queensland Police introduced delegates to Jill, a victim of Nigerian scammers. If you think people like Jill, who fall victim to these scammers, are greedy and stupid, think again.

Topics: AUSCERT, Security

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